Georgian Pavilion, the 55th Venice Biennale
In 2013, Georgian Pavilion was built as a parasitic extension of an old building of the Arsenale. The "Kamikaze Loggia" of Gio Sumbadze is inspired by informal architecture in Tbilisi. Artists: Bouillon Group,Thea Djordjadze, Nikoloz Lutidze, Gela Patashuri with Ei Arakawa and Sergei Tcherepnin, Gio Sumbadze. Curator: Joanna Warsza
"Anatomy of Georgian Melancholy", Lado Pochkhua's Personal Exhibition [National Gallery]
Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery of the Georgian National Museum presents Lado Pochkhua 's personal photo exhibition "Anatomy of Georgian Melancholy". The exhibition was held within the framework of the "Artisterium 2013" Festival of Contemporary Art.
Misha Gogrichiani - Alpinist’s Diaries
On June 19, 2013 Gala Gallery will host opening of Misha Gogrichiani’s personal exhibition “Alpinist’s Diaries”. Title of the exhibition was inspired by the name of one of the works. Exhibition will present 11 paintings, which were done at different times and are mostly shown for the first time. Misha Gogrichiani’s new exhibition bears certain autobiographic features; each painting represents a page of a diary.
WATO TSERETELI "FOCUSFREE"
On December 13, Gala Gallery presents the solo exhibition “FOCUSFREE” by artist, Wato Tsereteli. The author is well known to the public as the founding director of the Center of Contemporary Art- Tbilisi, the head of the photography department at the Tbilisi State Art Academy and the teacher. He has participated in numerous international projects. “FOCUSFREE” is Wato Tsereteli’s first solo exhibition in Georgia. The visitors will have the opportunity to become familiar with Wato as with the artist and to see his multifaceted and interesting works.
Ushangi Khuma’s personal exhibition - “Tbilisi Sea”
Dédicace Gallery is hosting Ushangi Khuma’s personal exhibition “Tbilisi Sea”, on 16th of May. Exhibition includes about 30 new pictures. You’ll be able to notice how surrounding areas around Tbilisi Sea in artists’ paintings are transformed and presented as mystic and surreal world.
Supra of her own
We cordially invite you to ‘Supra of Her Own’ – an exhibition about gender-based violence against women in Georgia. From October 18th until October 30th, 2014, at the Contemporary Art Space in Batumi, we offer a reflection about the social invisibility of women’s painful experiences and propose new possibilities of making it public
Gio SumbadzeArtbeat moving galleryThe multimedia exhibition URB EX by Gio Sumbadze was held through 13-22 June, 2015 in Kutaisi. Project ArtBeat and TBC Bank administration had been working on this collaborative project for several months. The exhibition which was divided into two parts was held in two venues, at TBC Art Gallery and at Project ArtBeat Moving Gallery in Kutaisi (David Aghmashenebeli Square). The Exhibition was opened on 13th of June.
Satellites at Night
Artbeat moving galleryDavit Meskhi - Satellites at NightThis photographic set, titled Satellites at night looks at a journey through the dusty and colorful prisms of exploration. It portrays surfing on a board in a specific context, delving into the sport's relation with art, photography, philosophy and poetry.
MADE IN KALINIGRAD
The exhibition "Made in Kaliningrad", the implementation of which has been made possible thanks to the cooperation of the Baltic branch of the NCCA and the cultural institutions of Georgia, continues to expand the geography of art to an interested audience and offers an opportunity for the viewer to perceive and to feel the country and the people living nearby through contemporary art that addresses relevant questions and existing problems.
8th International Festival of Contemporary Art in honor of Zdanevich Brothers “Fest I Nova 2016” - “Future Memory”
Art Villa Garikula, 8th International Festival of Contemporary Art in honor of Zdanevich Brothers “Fest I Nova 2016” - “Future Memory”Curated by: Mariam Natroshvili/Detu Jintcharadze Sadarismelia
Project ArtBeat presents Mamuka Japharidze’s OptiMystic Translookation at its Moving Gallery. The project will be carried out on the territory of the Tbilisi Funicular, on Mtatsminda Hill. The exhibition focuses on the present appearance of the city and the documentation of the 1990s.
Other Iran, Natela Grigalashvili's Photo Exhibition [Museum of Fine Arts]
The Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Ars the Georgian National Museum invites you to the opening of an exhibition of photographs by Georgian photographer Natela Grigalashvili entitled "Another Iran" within the framework of the Iranian Culture Days.
IETM Caravan Tbilisi
IETM - International network for contemporary performing arts - is a network of over 500 performing arts organizations and individual members working in the contemporary performing arts worldwide: theatre, dance, circus, interdisciplinary live art forms, new media. Our members include festivals, companies, producers, theatres, research and resource centers, universities and institutional bodies
Gallery "Vanda" invites you to the group exhibition of Georgian Artists, which was held in Qatar, Doha this Autumn. There will be presented nearly 60 artworks by Alex Berdysheff, Gogi Lazarashvili, Gogi Chagelishvili, Levan Mindiashvili, Mamuka Tsetskhladze, Gia Gugushvili and Gia Japaridze, that where exhibited in Doha with cooperetion of Cultural Village Foundation - Katara and Embassy of Georgia in Doha.
Artisterium As It Is - the eleventh edition of the international art festival in Georgia, 2018. ARTISTERIUM is a Tbilisi annual International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Event organized by the Georgia-based non-governmental art organization Artisterium Association. The event is composed of international exhibitions, individual art projects, educational and cultural programs. ARTISTERIUM hosts artists, artist groups, curators and art critics from around the world.ARTISTERIUM is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia. International culture organizations functioning in Tbilisi, such as British Council, French Institute, and Goethe Institute have partnered with the event since its establishment in 2008.Other partners and sponsors of the ARTISTERIUM since 2008 include: Embassies of Poland (2009-2017), The Netherlands (2009-2010), Estonia (2010), the USA (2008-2017), Israel (2013-2014); Japanese Foundation (2011), European Cultural Foundation (2010, 2012, 2013), Open Society Institute (2010, 2013), Culture Ireland (2009-2014), Kultur Schmiede (2010), SEAS black/north (2010), Intecult (2010), Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art (2009-2010), Wales Arts International (2011, 2014), Nine Dragon Heads, Korea (2009-2017), Pro Helvetia (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014), Parsons the New School for Design, (2012, 2017), Berkshire Taconic (2014), PhotoEssey (2014), 0FRAME, visual art Finland (2015), Central National al Dansului (2016), Kunst und Kultur (2016), FRAUEN Kultur Buro New (2017); Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2017, )Meidan Group (2009-2013), Okami Wine (2009,2010), Goodwill Catering (2010), Teliani Valley Wine (2010), Silknet (2011), Beeline (2011), Outdoor Typography (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013), Mtatsinda Park (2013) and International Tobacco Foundation (2013); Tbilisi State Museum of Georgian Literature, Dedicace Gallery, Container Gallery, Gallery Nectar, Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi History Museum, State Museum of Georgian Literature, Europe House, Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Art-Villa Garikula, New Art Union.More about the festivals eleventh edition: artisterium.org
CREDIT…credit group show by Hannah Black and Zura Tsopurashvili [The Why Not Gallery]
The Why Not Gallery presented CREDIT…credit group show comprised of the video Credits by Hannah Black and the photo print Old by Zura Tsopurashvili. The exhibition explores living conditions in the age of capitalism and some core anxieties that this system bore.
Elementary participles: Epigraphs from Georgian Photography
In 2018 Tbilisi Photo Festival is eager to present a retrospective exhibition featuring a century of photographic images in Georgia. Elementary Particles: Epigraphs from Georgian Photography unites forty works of Georgian photographers from the Soviet and Post-Soviet periods, from the beginning of XX century till XXI.
Dédicace Gallery and art organization "Propaganda" present Lia Bagrationi's exhibition "Thousand and first round"."Is art part of politics? – Yes, it is!"In the modern society, everyone feels its political and economic boundaries.We are constantly surrounded by coexistence and interconnection of modes such as offering,expectation, disappointment and protest. Contemporary art supports reflection on the complicatedsituation."The exhibition “1001st Round” will be loaded with ironic content from the moment of itsannouncement and until the end and will become its own author." - Lia Bagrationi
Se@ experience - The main Show
se@ experience concept based on the ability to see differently, experience deeply, sea as a symbol of substance, environment, or your personal horizon. Experience is always individual, but always shared with the public, and when it meets the common values, it has an expected impact and result.
Gallery "Vanda" cordially invites you to the group show "Contact". About 30 artworks of artist Rita Khachaturyan and Photographer Guram Tsibakhashvili will be presented at the exhibition.The presentation of the newest issue of "Indigo" magazine will also take place on the opening day of the event.
Aeolus (Sculpture as an Event)
On the August 31st, at 18:00 o'clock, within the frame of Batumi Photo Days Festival, will open an exhibition by Koka Ramishvili called AEOLUS (Sculpture as an Event). We hope to see all of you at the Contemporary Art Space Batumi! Co-hosted by Odesa// Batumi Photo Days Festival
'Renewed as Phoenix', Sophia Tabatadze and Salome Dumbadze [The Why Not Gallery]
The Why Not Gallery present the show 'Renewed as Phoenix', comprised of artists Sophia Tabatadze and Salome Dumbadze. The exhibition focuses on the iconic Soviet apprenticeship building Pirimze and its surrounding neighborhood and presents two very different creative approaches to it.
Handler - John Riepenhoff
Project ArtBeat gallery and TBC Status are pleased to present an exhibition of John Riepenhoff, prominent American painter and 9 Georgian artists of different generations, Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili, Levan Chogoshvili, Mamuka Japharidze, Tamo Jugeli, Nino Kvrivishvili, Sergei Parajanov (presented by Gamrekeli gallery, from Khatuna Melikishvili’s private collection), Ninutsa Shatberashvili, Leila Shelia and Zura Tsofurashvili (presented by Center for Contemporary Arts Georgia), who have been invited by the artist to collaborate with him on the exhibition. Riepenhoff whose artistic and curatorial practice’s main focus is creating a platform to show work by others and collaborating will be exhibiting his Handler series for the first time in Georgia.
Exhibition of Niko Lomashvili's works [National Gallery]
The Georgian National Museum presents an exhibition of Niko Lomashvili's works "At About One Height" at the Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery. The exhibition project combines the works created by the author during the last 12 years and is dedicated to the search for new meanings.
Performance-Exhibition: "From Perestroika Until Today"
In 1985 Perestroika started officially and it has turned into significant event of the world; media started talking on the end of “Evil Empire”, disappearance of “Iron Curtain”, demolition of Berlin Wall. New meh, characters, rock-movement with its famous slogan “We are waiting for Changes!” was born. Everyone was looking for changes, especially young generation. However, process of dissolution of the empire was more difficult and painful than expected and forecasted. Series of frustration kicked in, symbolic act of wall demolishment did not mean entering field of freedom, new obstacles were breaking out there.Participating artists: Luka Lasareishvili and Zurab ArabidzeCurator: Khatuna KhabulianiNovember 6, 2019 19:00The George Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation
Glass Cube - Kote Sulaberidze "War-Games"
Dédicace Gallery periodically returns to selected works of Georgian Art besides its novelty artists. The next show of the Glass Cube will be video art again, in the framework of Project Caravan and Aduco on Orbeliani Square. "War-Games" (1994-2007) by Kote Sulaberidze is one of the best examples of the history of Georgian video art.
Nika Kutateladze - Tariel is Getting Ready for Hibernation
The topic of serial artworks of Nika Kutateladze relates to the daily life of a dying mountainous village in Guria and at the same time shares with us author’s creative approach to architectural transformations. Artist has researched objects of architectural landscape and their changes over the time in a village named Mitsieti. His artworks show the actual impact of everyday life events on architectural forms.
Oxygen - Know Thy Neighbor
Propaganda is pleased to present its annual show Oxygen, the third edition and the first one in its current form. The exhibition was initially conceived as a “No Fair”, a non-commercial exhibition organized in parallel to Tbilisi Art Fair. Starting from this year, the project transforms its conceptual scale and will continue in a new format: each of the future shows will be curated by a different person at a new location. The 2020's show show opens with the title Know Thy Neighbor under curation of Irena Popiashvili.